The Splendid arrives on Netflix in November
Netflix enriches its catalog of French cinema classics by adding the cult comedy Santa Claus is rubbish to his collection. This acquisition, which will be available from November 29thmarks an important step in the streaming platform’s strategy, increasingly focused on promoting French cinema heritage.
Directed by Jean-Marie Poiré and released in 1982, Santa Claus is rubbish is adapted from the play of the same name by the Splendid troupe. The film, set on Christmas Eve, tells the tragicomic adventures of the employees of the the fictitious association SOS Détresse Amitié. The casting, which brought together actors such as Anémone, Thierry Lhermitte, Josiane Balasko, Christian Clavier, Marie-Anne Chazel and Gérard Jugnot, contributed greatly to its success.
What is truly anchored Santa Claus is rubbish in the hearts of the French, is its recurring presence on television screens, especially during the end-of-year holidays. These regular broadcasts have allowed the film to become an unmissable work, a cult, appreciated by several generations.
Why is this arrival on Netflix historic?
The integration of this film into the Netflix catalog is part of a broader trend of the platform to offer classic French films, thus offering renewed visibility to works considered cultural heritage (if you want to discover the complete catalogue, just enter the secret code “classic films” then go to the “films and series in French” category).
This approach not only helps preserve these films for future generations, but also to make them accessible to an international audiencethus broadening their reach and impact.
According to what was revealed by Netflix, the arrival of the film on the streaming platform Santa Claus is rubbish it’s historic, because it’s the first time the cult comedy is available on a streaming platform.
Source: Cine Serie
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